Advanced Miniature Mission Processor for Hyperspectral Applications
ID: A244-031Type: BOTH
Overview

Topic

Advanced Miniature Mission Processor for Hyperspectral Applications

Agency

Department of DefenseN/A

Program

Type: SBIRPhase: BOTHYear: 2024
Timeline
  1. 1
    Release Oct 3, 2023 12:00 AM
  2. 2
    Open Oct 3, 2023 12:00 AM
  3. 3
    Next Submission Due Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Close Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM
Description

The Department of Defense (DOD) is seeking proposals for the topic "Advanced Miniature Mission Processor for Hyperspectral Applications" as part of their SBIR 24.4 Annual solicitation. The research focuses on developing a low-size, weight, and power (SWaP) high-performance computer for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)-integrated hyperspectral imaging (HSI) camera. The objective is to meet the necessary SWaP requirements for integration into ongoing modernization programs. The mission processor will aggregate multiple core payload operation functions and should be compliant with current Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA) Small Form Factor (SFF) standards. The project duration is 24 months, and the funding for Phase II proposals is up to $2,000,000. The ultimate goal is to integrate the mission processor with a sensor/gimbal into a prototype system for field collection and observe its performance. Relevant references include research papers on hyperspectral imaging and signal processing approaches. Keywords for this topic include hyperspectral, real-time processor, near-real-time processor, and mission processor. For more information and to submit a proposal, visit the DOD SBIR website.

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